FIFA.com reviews the main moves in the transfer markey over the past couple of weeks, during which time a clear trend has emerged: proven strikers and promising youngsters are in high demand.
Real Sociedad's hopes of qualifying for the UEFA Champions League were dealt a blow as a late equaliser saw them secure a 3-3 draw against Real Madrid, while Barcelona's march to 100 points continued with a 2-0 win.
Sergio Garcia struck in the 94th minute to save a point for Espanyol in their 3-3 draw against Valencia, and Julio Baptista performed a similar feat for Malaga in the 93rd minute to earn three points with a 1-0 win over Osasuna.
Malaga and Borussia Dortmund drew 0-0 at La Rosadela, despite a host of chances for the visitors, leaving their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie in the balance.
Lionel Messi scored in his 19th consecutive La Liga match, but Celta Vigo got its equaliser through an 88th minute Borja Oubina header, while Malaga earned a 3-1 win over hosts Rayo Vallecano.
Malaga forward Julio Baptista is set to be out of action for at least another four months after undergoing surgery on his Achilles tendon problem today.